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Radiant Heating Systems in Butler County, PA

If you’re looking for a different type of heater, radiant heating could be for you. Rather than blowing heated air through your home, radiant heating systems generate heat and warm the objects and people in the room. It’s a similar feeling you’d get when sitting next to a campfire. The benefits of a radiant heating system are incredible, but it takes a skilled HVAC contractor to install the system properly in the first place.

But that’s nothing to worry about when you get your installation done with Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc.. Our team of NATE certified technicians have all the qualifications for the job. We’re even DOT certified gas line experts, so you’ll have nothing to worry about if you choose to install a gas-fueled system. Not only that, but our technicians will treat your home as carefully as if it were their grandma’s home. We’re all about professionalism and courtesy. Contact us today to learn more about our Butler County radiant heating system services.

Contact us today to get a free estimate on a radiant heating system installation in Butler County, PA and the surrounding area. We treat your home like it’s our grandma’s home.

Your Options for In-Floor Heating

There are two types of radiant heating systems that are the most effective, and they both involve the installation of components underneath your floors or behind your walls. As the in-floor heating components are heated, they radiate with warmth that will fill the room.

  • Electric Radiant Floors: This is a fully electric-powered system. When the system is run for enough time, most of the heat will be stored in the floor for several hours without any additional power.
  • Hydronic Radiant Floors: These systems consist of tubing laid under the floor, and the flow of heated water running through them. This means they rely on a boiler to heat the water. The most cost-effective way to run this system is with natural gas heating.

Radiant Heating vs Forced-Air

The most common type of heating used by homeowners in Butler County and throughout the country alike is called forced-air heating. This is the mode of operation for heat pumps and furnaces. It’s an effective form of heating that has earned its place in homes across the nation.

However, for homeowners that want a little bit more out of their heating system, they can get it from a radiant heater. Here are just a few of the reasons why you may want a radiant heating system:

  • Doesn’t Lower Indoor Air Quality: Since radiant heaters don’t rely on airflow, they won’t blow dust and dirt around the home. It’s not uncommon for those sensitive to allergies and asthma to feel their symptoms more when running a forced-air heater.
  • More Even Heating: Warmed air has a tendency to rise to the ceiling or to stay in one place. This explains why some rooms don’t become evenly heated with a forced-air system. This won’t be the case when using radiant heating.
  • No Loss from Ducts: A common problem with ducted heaters is that they can develop leaks over time. Until you notice the leaks and have them fixed, your heated air will escape and contribute to gradual increases in your heating bill.

Radiant Heating Services in Butler County

For all things involving the service of radiant heating systems, you can depend on Kennihan Plumbing & Heating, Inc.. We’re experts not just at installing and replacing these systems, but in maintaining their performance with routine tune-ups and the occasional repair. Contact us today to discover all the heating options for your Butler County home.

Grandma Ellie's Club

Maintenance Program

Did you know that being a member of Grandma Ellie's Club can save you money and extend the life of your system?
  • 20% Discount on HVAC repairs and Special Discounts on Plumbing
  • One day replacement
  • Inflation protection
  • Priority customer status
  • Agreement is transferrable
  • Lower utility bills
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Extended equipment life
  • Never an overtime charge
  • Fewer repairs
  • Improved safety